Affiliate FAQ


Are there any fees?

There are no required fees for class set-up, marketing materials, or mailing of student certificates. We provide you the option of paying for student workbooks or we can provide workbooks in PDF form for FREE that you can print or view online. There is a fee for each student certificate that every delivery agency must pay their sponsoring agency. As a sponsoring agency, New York Driver charges the lowest student certificate fees in New York.

How do I sign up?

You’ll receive an easy to read application which you can sign and scan or fax to (800) 290-2806. Next, you’ll receive a free instructor training DVD, free teaching materials, and new certification as New York Driver Inc. instructor and you’re ready to start teaching!

Do I need to attend a training course to get certified as a New York Driver instructor?

An in-person training course is not required. If you’ve already been teaching a defensive driving class, we’ll send you a DVD and our course material so you can become familiar with our content. Most of it will be very similar to what you currently teach, so the transition will be easy.

I don’t have a website can I still be an affiliate?

Sure! We can create a unique website for you for FREE. Contact us for more information.

Once I’m enrolled, am I on my own?

You are not alone! One of the best free perks of partnering with New York Driver is having an affiliate manager contact that can work with you to come up with a successful marketing strategy. With over 28 years of experience in the defensive driving industry, our company can provide you with insider techniques for increasing your class enrollments.



Can I offer an online course in addition to a classroom course?

Yes! If you receive a request from someone who wants to take the course online, there is no need to send them elsewhere. If you’re also one of our online affiliates you can refer them to us and receive a generous referral fee! You can share or post a link on your site that will track enrollments to you, and we’ll provide you with free marketing support that includes, printed flyers, business cards, marketing consultations, and more.

How do I enroll?

You’ll receive an easy to read affiliate agreement which you can sign and scan or fax to (800) 290-2806. Next, we’ll create a unique link you can share that will track your student referrals.

I don’t have a website can I still be an affiliate?

Sure! We can create a unique website for you for FREE. Contact your affiliate manager for more information.

How and when do I get paid?

Affiliates are paid every quarter. There are no minimums required for payout.

How do I check the number of students I referred?

Your affiliate account will show you your student registrations and graduations in real time.

How do I know I will be paid for my referral?

By using cookies and IP address information we can track referrals that come through your unique affiliate link. When the visitor follows you link and pays for the product, the system automatically check for the cookies and credits your account with the commission. All of your referrals are tracked in real time.

Can I be an affiliate in a state other than the one I live in?

Of course you can. In fact, we encourage it! We offer online programs in 28 states, contact to sign up.